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Class actions introduced in France: a growing threat to professionals?

The question of the introduction of class actions has caused much turmoil in France’s legislative and political sphere over the past decades. After many years of debate, the French Senate and National Assembly have finally reached an agreement on the introduction of class actions, as Latham reports...view abstract

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 26 March 2014 | Practice Area: EU Member State Competition Law

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Command of the chain: staying on top of supply chain risks and innovations in retail

As the retail world continues to develop at a rapid pace, the importance of the supply chain and its impact on business is becoming more apparent. This DWF report, in partnership with Retail Week, looks at how businesses are tackling the legal risks presented by the latest innovations in retail.

Law Firm: DWF | Published: 05 March 2014 | Practice Area: E-Commerce

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Prevention better than cure - US regulatory guidance on medical marketing in the electronic age

The US Food & Drug Administration has released guidance for the medical industry on the regulation of social media marketing, providing long-awaited boundaries for marketing in the electronic age. The guidance will also be of interest for medical device companies and other FDA-regulated industries.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 26 February 2014 | Practice Area: Health Care

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Fair Game: Court of Appeal rules on payment of rent by companies in administration

The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in the much-anticipated litigation involving tech retailer Game, ruling that where a company goes into administration and continues trading from property, rent will be payable on a daily basis for the period during which the company occupies the premises.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 24 February 2014 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

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When west goes east - safeguarding your brand in China

Western brand owners can often be lulled into a false sense of security about the extent of their trademark protection in China. In this briefing, DLA discusses the problem of brand 'pirates' looking to hold Western brand owners to ransom, and looks at what preventative action can be taken.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 10 February 2014 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

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Appetite for destruction - increased powers for customs authorities to seize and destroy counterfeit goods

On 1 January, new regulations concerning customs enforcement of intellectual property (IP) rights came into force across the EU. The new rules mean increased powers for customs authorities to seize and destroy counterfeit goods without the IP right holder commencing legal proceedings.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 28 January 2014 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

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The year to come - US law in 2014

This Linklaters briefing summarises some of the expected developments in US law in 2014, with links to further reading where available. Subjects covered include crowdfunding, pay ratio disclosure rules, the review of public company disclosure rules, and the rise in antitrust litigation.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 28 January 2014 | Practice Area: Product Liability and Labelling

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Natural selection - US food regulator declines to make a call on use of 'natural' label

In a much-anticipated letter, the US Food and Drug Administration has declined the opportunity to define 'natural' in the context of food labelling. The issue stems from an influx of litigation involving alleged false advertising of food products making a variety of 'natural' claims, as DLA reports.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 13 January 2014 | Practice Area: Remedies and Enforcement

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Greater protection against fake goods in EU as of 1 January 2014

As of 1 January, new anti-piracy regulations offer even greater protection against fake goods in all 28 European Union (EU) member states, handing EU Customs extended powers to detain infringing products at EU borders. In this briefing, DLA spells out the new developments.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 02 January 2014 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

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What's in a name? Government publishes response to consultation on simplifying company name regulations

Earlier this year, the UK Government launched a consultation on the future of the company and business name regulations, with the aim of identifying opportunities to improve and simplify the current system. The government has now published its response to the consultation, as Wragges reports.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 12 December 2013 | Practice Area: Competition Regulators and enforcement

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